• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:


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    Icom: IC-746 to PC

    Hello everyone.. I'd really appreciate some information on this topic.. The manual is very vague when it comes to connecting this radio to your PC. There are some cables sold by RTsystems and it seems you can manage the memories, but I wanted to use the RS-746 Software.. What do I need to do...
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    I'm sure this has been asked before but is this RTTY I constantly hear on 8692.5??
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    Last night, I was scanning through HF and kept hearing what sounded like 850-hz RTTY. It must have been on 10-12 different frequencies. I think I heard it on 3.925 and 6.750, but whenever I try to decode it I can never seem to decode it. I have tried MixW and Fldigi. I was connected online...
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    I have developed an Arduino RTTY modulator. It generates the sounds, which would go into my handheld FM radio. I would be doing this in the experimental section of the 2m band, broadcasting my callsign, etc. I just wasn't sure if this would be allowed or frowned upon since the RTTY is still...